Topics in Contemporary Mathematics 10th edition

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Ignacio Bello, Anton Kaul, and Jack R. Britton
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • Chapter 1: Problem Solving
    • 1.1: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning (17)
    • 1.2: Estimation: A Problem-Solving Tool (17)
    • 1.3: Graph Interpretation: A Problem-Solving Tool (13)
    • 1: Practice Test

  • Chapter 2: Sets
    • 2.1: Sets: A Problem-Solving Tool (20)
    • 2.2: Set Operations (18)
    • 2.3: Venn Diagrams (15)
    • 2.4: The Number of Elements In a Set: A Problem-Solving Tool (14)
    • 2.5: Infinite Sets (15)
    • 2: Practice Test

  • Chapter 3: Logic
    • 3.1: Statements (14)
    • 3.2: Truth Tables: A Problem-Solving Tool (17)
    • 3.3: The Conditional and the Biconditional (15)
    • 3.4: Variations of the Conditional and Implications (14)
    • 3.5: Euler Diagrams: A Problem-Solving Tool (15)
    • 3.6: Truth Tables and Validity of Arguments (17)
    • 3: Practice Test

  • Chapter 4: Numeration Systems
    • 4.1: Egyptian, Babylonian, and Roman Numeration Systems (16)
    • 4.2: The Hindu-Arabic (Decimal) System (13)
    • 4.3: Number Systems with Bases Other Than 10 (15)
    • 4.4: Binary, Octal, and Hexadecimal Arithmetic (23)
    • 4: Practice Test

  • Chapter 5: Number Theory and the Real Numbers
    • 5.1: Number Theory: Primes and Composites (19)
    • 5.2: Whole Numbers, Integers, and Order of Operations (24)
    • 5.3: Operations with Rational Numbers, Expanded and Scientific Notation (33)
    • 5.4: Rationals and Irrationals as Decimals: Percents (24)
    • 5.5: Radicals and Real Numbers (18)
    • 5.6: Number Sequences (14)
    • 5: Practice Test

  • Chapter 6: Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
    • 6.1: Solutions of First-Degree (Linear) Sentences (22)
    • 6.2: Graphs of Algebraic Sentences (14)
    • 6.3: Sentences Involving Absolute Values (11)
    • 6.4: Quadratic Equations (12)
    • 6.5: Modeling and Problem Solving (17)
    • 6.6: Ratio, Proportion, and Variation (13)
    • 6: Practice Test

  • Chapter 7: Functions and Graphs
    • 7.1: Graphing Relations and Functions (15)
    • 7.2: Linear Functions, Relations, and Applications (13)
    • 7.3: Slopes and Equations of a Line (12)
    • 7.4: Quadratic Functions and Their Graphs (11)
    • 7.5: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions (11)
    • 7.6: Two Linear Equations in Two Variables (10)
    • 7.7: Linear Inequalities (10)
    • 7.8: Linear Programming (6)
    • 7: Practice Test

  • Chapter 8: Geometry
    • 8.1: Points, Lines, Planes, and Angles (18)
    • 8.2: Triangles and Other Polygons (16)
    • 8.3: Perimeter and Circumference (17)
    • 8.4: Area Measure and the Pythagorean Theorem (11)
    • 8.5: Volume and Surface Area (14)
    • 8.6: Networks, Non-Euclidean Geometry, and Topology (14)
    • 8.7: Right Triangle Trigonometry (8)
    • 8.8: Chaos and Fractals
    • 8: Practice Test

  • Chapter 9: Mathematical Systems
    • 9.1: Clock and Modular Arithmetic (26)
    • 9.2: Abstract Mathematical Systems: Groups and Fields (16)
    • 9.3: Game Theory (13)
    • 9: Practice Test

  • Chapter 10: Counting Techniques
    • 10.1: The Sequential Counting Principle (SCP): A Problem-Solving Tool (14)
    • 10.2: Permutations (16)
    • 10.3: Combinations (15)
    • 10.4: Miscellaneous Counting Methods (15)
    • 10: Practice Test

  • Chapter 11: Probability
    • 11.1: Sample Spaces and Probability (16)
    • 11.2: Counting Techniques and Probability (12)
    • 11.3: Computation of Probabilities (16)
    • 11.4: Conditional Probability (13)
    • 11.5: Independent Events (15)
    • 11.6: Odds and Mathematical Expectation (13)
    • 11: Practice Test

  • Chapter 12: Statistics
    • 12.1: Sampling, Frequency Distributions, and Graphs (9)
    • 12.2: Measures of Central Tendency: The Mean, Median, and Mode (13)
    • 12.3: Measures of Dispersion: The Range and Standard Deviation (13)
    • 12.4: The Normal Distribution: A Problem-Solving Tool (14)
    • 12.5: Statistical Graphs: A Problem-Solving Tool (12)
    • 12.6: Making Predictions: Linear Regression (12)
    • 12.7: Scattergrams and Correlation (14)
    • 12: Practice Test

  • Chapter 13: Your Money and Your Math
    • 13.1: Interest, Taxes, and Discounts (14)
    • 13.2: Credit Cards and Consumer Credit (13)
    • 13.3: Annual Percentage Rate (APR) and the Rule of 78 (14)
    • 13.4: Buying a House (14)
    • 13.5: Investing In Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds (14)
    • 13: Practice Test

  • Chapter 14: Voting and Apportionment
    • 14.1: Voting Systems (8)
    • 14.2: Voting Objections (5)
    • 14.3: Apportionment Methods (5)
    • 14.4: Apportionment Objections (3)
    • 14: Practice Test

  • Chapter 15: Graph Theory
    • 15.1: Introduction to Graph Theory (5)
    • 15.2: Euler Paths and Euler Circuits (5)
    • 15.3: Hamilton Paths and Hamilton Circuits (4)
    • 15.4: Trees (5)
    • 15: Practice Test

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Chapter 2: Sets
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Chapter 3: Logic
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Chapter 4: Numeration Systems
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Chapter 5: Number Theory and the Real Numbers
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Chapter 6: Equations, Inequalities, and Problem Solving
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Chapter 7: Functions and Graphs
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Chapter 8: Geometry
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Chapter 9: Mathematical Systems
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Chapter 10: Counting Techniques
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Chapter 11: Probability
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Chapter 12: Statistics
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Chapter 13: Your Money and Your Math
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Chapter 14: Voting and Apportionment
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Chapter 15: Graph Theory
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